Every day is Mother’s Day at this Shanghai outlet

I couldn’t resist a visit to Shanghai Village, a new Shanghai outlet, but I needed a good excuse. “You’re going to a Shanghai outlet with me,” I told Pangzi. “We’re buying a Mother’s Day gift today.” “But I don’t want to go Shanghai outlet,” Pangzi protested. “I want to go Disneyland!” “This Shanghai outlet is at …

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Disneyland experience, Chinese style

How do you start describing a place that looks like Disneyland, charges like Disneyland, but is hardly Disneyland? Maybe by saying it’s made in China, the land of fakes. Some Chinese has decided to build not one but TENNNNN of them. They are called Fantawild,  mainly sited in second-tier cities. My guess is that the …

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